Category: Mapleton Ready

Mapleton Ready: Survival Psychology

Mapleton Ready: Survival Psychology

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready’s January preparedness seminar will be on Survival Psychology. The seminar will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2017, 7pm, at the LDS Mapleton Stake Center (970 N 400 E). Surival Psychology may well be the most important topic we’ve covered. We believe living ready is far and away more about what you know and share […]

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Prune like a Pro: Mapleton Ready Seminar is Thursday Feb 25

Prune like a Pro: Mapleton Ready Seminar is Thursday Feb 25

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, Feb 25, 2016, at 7:00pm, at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be pruning, and the presenter will be Adrian Hinton. Pruning helps trees produce higher-quality larger fruit that is also easier to harvest. Unpruned trees develop heavy upper foliage that […]

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Mapleton Ready: Solar Power

Mapleton Ready: Solar Power

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, January 28th, 7:00pm at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be solar energy, and the presenter will be Tyrell Gray. Solar energy is increasingly becoming a backup power source – and for some, perhaps their primary source of power.  Cost […]

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Mapleton Ready: Husbandry and Butchery [rescheduled to Nov 19]

Mapleton Ready: Husbandry and Butchery [rescheduled to Nov 19]

by Derek Haynie. NOTE: Originally scheduled for Thurs Oct 22, this event has been rescheduled to Thurs Nov 19, so everyone can go to the Meet the Candidates meeting on Oct 22. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, Nov 19, at 7:00 pm, at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic […]

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Sprouting and microgreens: Sep 2015 Mapleton Ready seminar

Sprouting and microgreens: Sep 2015 Mapleton Ready seminar

Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, September 24, 2015. The topic will be Sprouting and Microgreens. Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you can’t be growing and eating fresh healthy greens.  We’ll be going far beyond familiar alfalfa sprouts and covering a variety of methods and seeds that are sure to spice up your winter diet. We’ll also explore the world of […]

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72-hour kits / Backpacking – May 2015 Mapleton Ready seminar

72-hour kits / Backpacking – May 2015 Mapleton Ready seminar

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly Preparedness Seminar for May on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be 72-hour Kits / Backpacking. This will be an extended 90 minute workshop beginning at 7:00 pm and ending at 8:30. Several years ago a banker friend asked if […]

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Mapleton Ready preparedness seminar March 2015: Clean Water

Mapleton Ready preparedness seminar March 2015: Clean Water

by Derek Haynie. The March Mapleton Ready preparedness seminar will be held on Thursday, March 26, at 7:00 pm at 970 N 400 E (LDS Stake Center). The topic will be clean water. Clean Water is not only a crucial part of survival, but also everyday life. It’s easy to take for granted the elaborate treatment plants that provide a […]

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Mapleton Ready: Amazing Health

Mapleton Ready: Amazing Health

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, February 26, at 7:00pm at the church located at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be “Amazing Health:  10-20 Years of Extra Life, The Choice is Yours.” The presenter will be Dr. Steven Aldana. Utah residents have more bodyfat and diabetes than any other time in history.  […]

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Mapleton Ready January seminar: Starting seeds

Mapleton Ready January seminar: Starting seeds

by Derek Haynie. The January Mapleton Ready preparedness seminar will be held on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:00pm, at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be seed starting. Growing at least some of your own food is at the very core of a self-sufficient lifestyle.  For thousands of years our ancestors have fed […]

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Mapleton Ready November seminar: Chocolate

Mapleton Ready November seminar: Chocolate

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:00pm, at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be making your own chocolate, and the presenter will be Dr. Kyle Christensen. Come and learn how to make scrumptious chocolate that is actually really good for you! […]

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Mapleton Ready: Sourdough Bread

Mapleton Ready: Sourdough Bread

by Chris Hash. How many ingredients does it take to make bread? Three: whole grain, water, and salt. “In ancient times, bread was made slowly, from only a few ingredients,” said Dr. Kyle Christensen, who was presenting at the October Mapleton Ready seminar. “It took all day to make bread with sourdough starts. Rapid rise yeast didn’t come along until […]

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Mapleton Ready seminar is Oct 23

Mapleton Ready seminar is Oct 23

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, October 23, at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be healthier baking with natural yeast and sourdough, presented by Dr. Kyle Christensen. We hope you’ll join us in re-learning how our ancestors made whole grain breads and other fabulous-tasting pastries […]

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Fresh food all winter long: Winter gardening

Fresh food all winter long: Winter gardening

by Chris Hash. Caleb Warnock and his family eat fresh food from their Alpine garden throughout the entire year, including all winter. “The most self-reliant thing you can have is heirloom vegetables. That’s because they can perpetuate themselves forever, by producing true seed that you can plant year after year after year. Even better, many of them will self-seed, making […]

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Winter gardening seminar to be held Thursday Sep 25

Winter gardening seminar to be held Thursday Sep 25

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, September 25, at 7:00pm at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be Winter Gardening, presented by Caleb Warnock. Believe it or not, winter gardening is really easy – no weeds, no bugs, less work and almost no watering.  Just fresh […]

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Mapleton Parade of Gardens to be held Saturday, September 6

Mapleton Parade of Gardens to be held Saturday, September 6

The fall Mapleton Parade of Gardens will be held on Saturday, September 6, 2014, between 9 am and 12 pm. Five gardens will be available to explore and get ideas from. This is a FREE, neighbors-sharing-with-neighbors event. Click here for more information and a list of gardens.

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Heal the digestive tract, heal the body

Heal the digestive tract, heal the body

by Chris Hash. “If you can heal the digestive tract, you can heal the body.” That was the message that Dr. Kyle Christensen delivered to a large group of Mapleton residents at the August Mapleton Ready preparedness meeting. “All health, and all disease, begins in the gut,” he said – the gut being the entire digestive tract, from where food […]

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Mapleton Ready August 2014: Probiotics

Mapleton Ready August 2014: Probiotics

by Derek Haynie. The Mapleton Ready class for August 2014 will be held on Thursday, August 28,  7:00 pm at the Mapleton LDS Stake Center (970 N 400 E). The topic will be Probiotics, presented by  Dr. Kyle Christensen, the author of “Herbal First Aid and Health Care: Medicine for a New Millennium.” Naturally fermented vegetables (homemade sauerkrauts, kvass, KimChi, etc.) […]

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Cooking with the Sun

Cooking with the Sun

There are many ways to cook with the sun. Mapleton residents learned about two effective ways – with a sun oven or a parabolic cooker – at June’s Mapleton Ready preparedness seminar. Sun Oven The sun oven uses reflectors to direct heat to an insulated chamber. With a sun oven, you can bake, boil, and steam food, similar to baking with […]

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Mapleton Parade of Gardens, Spring 2014

Mapleton Parade of Gardens, Spring 2014

“Do you like peas?” “Here’s some seeds.” “Come back and I’ll give you some starts.” “Why don’t you sit down?” These and many other friendly exchanges could be heard during the Mapleton Parade of Gardens held on Saturday, June 7, 2014. The Parade of Gardens was created to provide a way for neighbors to share their gardens and gardening ideas […]

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May Mapleton Ready seminar: Pandemics

May Mapleton Ready seminar: Pandemics

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, May 22, at 7:00 pm at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be pandemics, and the presenter will be Kenneth B. Moravec. Pandemics are infectious and contagious outbreaks of global proportions. Recent examples include HIV as well as the H1N1 […]

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